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Exploring the Eastern Edge of Prospect Hill and Union Square

Exploring the Eastern Edge of Prospect Hill and Union Square

Sun., September 17, 2:00pm to 5:00pm

79 Highland Ave. , Somerville

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Join Ed Gordon who will lead a walking tour of the Union Square area.

Tour meanders through residential streets with both high styled Victorian houses and more modest vernacular homes on Prospect Hill, and then highlights some vintage commercial buildings along Washington Street and Somerville Avenue.  Discover what’s brewing  at the Bantam Cider Company, and end the afternoon with a refreshing reception hosted by the Nu Café on Washington St., not far from the upcoming GLX stop.
Leader:  Edward Gordon, President of the Victorian Society of America, New England Chapter , New England Chapter. 

Sponsors:  Somerville Historic Preservation Commission and the Somerville Arts Council’s ArtsUnion

Free tour but limited spaces, advance reservations highly recommended by emailing: or call 617-625-6600, ext. 2532.

Tour starts at Somerville Library, Central Branch,  79 Highland Ave., easily accessible via bus (#87 from Davis Square or Lechmere and #90 from Davis or Sullivan Squares).

Rain date:  Sunday, Sept. 24rd